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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Educational Survey records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0124
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of the files maintained by Lynwood Bryant, aide to the committee, and contains numerous drafts and revisions of the final report, both typed and handwritten. It also contains correspondence and memoranda that document interactions between the members of the committee on planning, researching, and writing the final report. The final version of the report, titled "Report of the Committee on Educational Survey," focuses on five areas: the development of an educational...
Dates: 1930 - 1950

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Committee on Summer School of Engineering records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0231
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, photographs, and reports relating to the establishment of the summer surveying camp run by the Department of Civil Engineering of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The camp was located in East Machias, Maine and was known informally as "Camp Technology." In addition to records of the committee planning the establishment of the camp, there is also information on the camp's operations in it's first 20 years.
Dates: 1909 - 1932

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, visiting scholars and research fellows personnel records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0161
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains personnel files of visiting scholars and research fellows of the Linguistics and Philosophy Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Included are application forms, correspondence, and termination papers.
Dates: 1968 - 1987

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mining and Metallurgy student laboratory reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0072
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains volumes of laboratory instructions including diagrams, data sheets, and tabulated results of student laboratory experiments conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during the period 1899 to 1926. The instructing staff of the Department of Mining and Metallurgy teaching the classes represented in this collection include Edward E. Bugbee (at MIT 1907-1937) and Rufus C. Reed (at MIT 1907-1944). Eight volumes of reports for their classes include...
Dates: 1899 - 1926

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Physics records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0068
Abstract Physics was taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from the time classes were first offered in 1865. William B. Rogers, the founder and first president of MIT, was the first professor of physics. In 1869 Rogers established the "Physical Laboratory," probably the first laboratory for instruction in physics in the United States. In 1872 the lab was renamed the Rogers Laboratory of Physics. Physics became Course VIII in 1873. The collection consists of reports on research written by...
Dates: 1875 - 1901

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Chancellor, records of Julius A. Stratton as provost, vice president and provost, and chancellor

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0132
Abstract The collection documents the responsibilities of Julius A. Stratton for academic development and research in the positions of provost, vice president and provost, and chancellor, which he held between 1949 and 1957. The records contain reports and memoranda from the schools, departments, and research laboratories, including Lincoln Laboratory, the Research Laboratory for Electronics, and the Computation Center, and material on Projects Charles, Hartwell, Meteor, Troy, and Whirlwind. There are...
Dates: 1949 - 1957

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Karl Taylor Compton and James Rhyne Killian

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0004
Abstract The collection consists of records created while Karl Taylor Compton (president 1930-1948) and James Rhyne Killian (president 1948-1959) served in the position of president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, and committee materials about the activities of the presidents and their staff, the definition and evolution of policies, and the administration of the Institute. Records document Compton's early efforts to strengthen the...
Dates: 1930 - 1959

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Provost, records of executive officer Joel Orlen

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0057
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains administrative files of Exectuive Officer Joel Orlen in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Office of the Provost. Materials include correspondence, reference material, working notes, and reports on various activities of the office, including coordination of space and research planning, administration of special research funds, representing MIT on the Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation and in various university research consortia, and...
Dates: 1965 - 1980

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, records of David Litster

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0517
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists primarily of the administrative records of Vice President of Research and Provost David Litster. Some records created by Vice President Kenneth Smith and Associate Provost for Research Charlene Placido are included. Personnel and patent files are mixed through the collection which needs to be processed before providing access.
Dates: 1981 - 2001

Sloan School of Management, Office of the Dean records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0156
Scope and Contents of the Collection The Sloan School of Management was created at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1965. Its predecessors include: Course XV, Engineering Administration, in the Department of Economics and Statistics (1913 1930); the Department of Business and Engineering Administration (1930 1951); and the School of Industrial Management (1952 1965). The collection contains records created under department heads Davis R. Dewey (Department of Economics and Statistics, 1913-1930), Erwin...
Dates: 1915 - 1987